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‘Meteorite’ Smashes into Nicaraguan Capital, Latin America

‘Meteorite’ Smashes into Nicaraguan Capital, Latin America

MANAGUA:  A mysterious explosion that rocked Nicaragua’s crowded capital Managua, creating a large crater, appears to have been caused by a meteorite, officials said on Sunday.Amazingly, in a sprawling city of…

Cancer behind 70% deaths in India’s atomic energy hubs

Cancer behind 70% deaths in India’s atomic energy hubs

MUMBAI: Cancer caused almost 70% of the 3,887 health-related deaths in the atomic energy hubs across the country over the last 20 years, an RTI reply has revealed. In all,…

Mystery plane gives jitters to international airliners near Mumbai

Mystery plane gives jitters to international airliners near Mumbai

NEW DELHI: India’s dangerous western neighbourhood that is kept under aerial surveillance by military planes of global superpowers gave the jitters to some international commercial flights flying over the Arabian…

Kolkata scientists rewrite Earth’s evolutionary history books

Kolkata scientists rewrite Earth’s evolutionary history books

Scientists from Kolkata have rewritten the evolutionary history books by finding that oxygen-producing life forms were present on earth some 3 billion years ago — a full 60 million years…

Dreadnoughtus, A 130,000-Pound Dinosaur That Wasn’t Done Growing

Dreadnoughtus, A 130,000-Pound Dinosaur That Wasn’t Done Growing

Eighty-five feet long, 30 feet tall, 130,000 pounds and still growing when it died, this dinosaur is among the largest land animals that ever lived – so big its discoverers…

India ranked world’s number one in suicides with 2.6 lakh cases/year

India ranked world’s number one in suicides with 2.6 lakh cases/year

NEW DELHI: India has by far the largest number of suicides in the world, accounting for nearly a third of the global total and more than twice as many as…

Al-Qaeda Chief Launches New Wing in Indian subcontinent

Al-Qaeda Chief Launches New Wing in Indian subcontinent

Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri on Wednesdayannounced the creation of an Indian branch, and so boosting his group’s claims to be the world’s foremost jihadists. In a 55-minute video posted online, al-Zawahiri…

Steven Sotloff beheading video authentic: says White House

Steven Sotloff beheading video authentic: says White House

The White House has determined that a video showing the brutal killing of freelance journalist Steven Sotloff is authentic. Islamic State extremists released the video showing Mr Sotloff’s beheading yesterday.…

Russia ‘to alter military strategy towards Nato’s presence in EU

Russia ‘to alter military strategy towards Nato’s presence in EU

 As Ukrainian leaders warned on Monday of “a great war” with Russia, Nato leaders’ meeting in Wales this week were expected to endorse their most concrete response yet to increased…

Japan and India vow to boost defence ties

Japan and India vow to boost defence ties

* Abe and Modi look to strengthen strategic relations * Japan eyes first overseas military sale in 50 years * “Significant progress” in nuclear energy talks * Modi takes veiled…

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